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Re: Ignorant keyboard question
- Subject: Re: Ignorant keyboard question
- From: Richard Giering dick.giering@xxxxxxxx
- Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2001 07:18:08 -0500
I have a similar problem. I plan to use an XPL program that a) lists the
favorate files (including the directory) with a preceeding number on the screen
and ask (use the read from keyboard) for a number from the keyboard. Using the
number read, select (CA) the proper file. The program would be coded into a
XW.KBD key for actual use.
"Yo Intl." wrote:
> Can somebody give me an idea how to insert what should be a simple function
> into the keyboard?
> What I would like to do is program one key in such a way that it gives me a
> directory of some often used files and then lets me chose one of them;
> similar to the "Favourites" function in NoteTab.
> Of course, I could do this easily by prefacing all the files in question
> with a marker, i.e.
> a hyphen. Then I just needed to enter:
> BC dir -*.*
> BC ca
> But I do not really want to rename my files, or change their directory
> locations. They are in different places. Is there a way around this?
> That would be great. (I would hate the idea that NoteTab can do something
> that XYwrite can't...)
> -- Rene von Rentzell, Tokyo
> -- "Whenever people agree with me, I always feel I must be wrong." (Oscar